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Prof. Chris J.B. Ford

Prof. Chris  J.B.  Ford

Professor of Quantum Electronics

Office Phone: 01223 337486


energy harvesting ; semiconductor physics ; Quantum electronics ; quantum dots ; Nanoelectronics ; graphene ; nanocrystals ; Coulomb blockade ; low-dimensional systems ; interacting electronic systems ; single-molecular electronics ; Electronic transport in low-dimensional systems ; Nanocrystals ; Nanogaps ; surface acoustic waves (SAWs ; quantum effects

Key Publications

McNeil R. P. G., Kataoka M., Ford C. J. B., Barnes C. H. W., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C., Farrer I. and Ritchie D. A., Nature, 477, 439–442 (2011).

"Localized magnetic fields in arbitrary directions using patterned nanomagnets", McNeil R. P. G., Schneble R. J., Kataoka M., Ford C. J. B., Kasama T., Dunin-Borkowski R. E., Feinberg J. M., Harrison R. J., Barnes C. H. W., Tse D. H. Y., Trypiniotis T., Bland J. A. C., Anderson D., Jones G. A. C. and Pepper M., Nano Lett., 10, 1549–1553 (2010).

"Probing Spin-Charge Separation in a Tomonaga-Luttinger Liquid", Jompol Y., Ford C. J. B., Griffiths J. P., Farrer I., Jones G. A. C., Anderson D., Ritchie D. A., Silk T. W. and Schofield A. J., Science, 325, 597–601 (2009).

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NanoDTC Students included in Forbes 30 under 30

Jan 30, 2018

Jean de la Verpilliere and Alex Groombridge have been listed in the Forbes 30 under 30 in Europe.

Call for Midi+PhD Project Proposals

Dec 01, 2017

We are now accepting Midi+PhD Project Proposals from Cambridge Academics for our 2017 cohort/ Deadline: 26th Feb 2018

ERC PoC award for further technology development by Translational Prize Winners

Nov 23, 2017

Team receives £150k ERC Proof-of- Concept award for further development of their functional magnetic materials for biomedical applications

NanoDTC-Impulse-Maxwell Innovation Seminar Series - Prof. Ijeoma Uchegbu, Nanomerics

Oct 10, 2017

The first event in the joint NanoDTC-Impulse-Maxwell Innovation Seminar Series kicks off with a series of brilliant speakers who are at different stages in their Innovation  and Entrepreneurship journey.